Film preview: High Falls Women's Film Festival

Film preview: High Falls Women's Film Festival

Spotlighting movies made by or about women, this year's festival presents eight narrative features, six documentary features, and four shorts programs by filmmakers from around the world.


Film review: 'Joker'

It's one-note, overly serious, and self-satisfied, making for a film that’s alternately tense and kind of tedious. “Joker” so desperately wants its story to be viewed as holding a mirror up to our violent, empty society.

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Film preview: Witness Palestine Film Festival

Each year the Witness Palestine Film Festival turns our eyes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and to a place where barriers have caused incalculable harm over the course of decades. The festival presents a series of films, talkbacks, and events that seek to foster change and cultivate empathy.

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Film preview: ImageOut Film Festival

Rochester's LGBTQ film festival, ImageOut, is back this week for its 27th year. Running for 11 days, from October 10 through October 20, screenings will be held at both the Little Theatre and the Dryden Theatre.

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Film preview: Rochester Labor Film Series

With ongoing issues of workers' rights making frequent headlines, it's no wonder that the Rochester Labor Film Series has found enduring success. Celebrating its 30th year, the series presents labor-themed stories that focus on working class issues and interests. And its screenings tend to be packed.

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Dispatches from TIFF 2019, pt. 2

The 2019 edition Toronto International Film Festival has drawn to a close, so Adam back in ROC with a few more short reviews -- plus his picks for the ten best films he saw at this year's festival.

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Film preview: 'Judy'

It's a portrait that's both clear-eyed and generous. In Renée Zellweger empathetic portrayal of the wounded and wobbly Hollywood icon, she imbues "Judy" with the heart and soul of the beloved performer.

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Fences @ MCC Brighton Campus

Imani Theatre Ensemble....

"Us" (2019) @ Baobab Cultural Center

The Spirit Room 2nd Anniversary Bash @ The Spirit Room

The Spirit Room 2nd Anniversary Bash @ The Spirit Room

A night of poetry, drag and live music celebrating The Spirit Room's...

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  • The Langenheim Brothers at Niagara Falls: Photographic Fusions & the Mass Marketing of Photography @ Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Room 1155

  • Stephen King’s Dollar Babies, Program 1 @ Dryden Theatre

    • $5-$10
  • Medea @ The Avyarium

    • Fri., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 5 p.m. $5
  • Silent Documentaries @ Dryden Theatre

    • Tue., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10
  • Division Street @ JCC Hart Theatre

    • Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 17 $20-$33

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